Cross-channel trade could take year to return to normal, survey suggests


There is limited time left to set up the required infrastructure to undertake checks of HGVs bound for the continent in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to the National Audit Office (NAO). In a report into how government departments have been preparing the border for an exit, the NAO said it was “impossible to know exactly what will happen” should the UK leave the EU without a deal on Hallowe’en. It said the government’s reasonable worst-case planning assumptions […]